Mergers and Acquisitions

Gary Johnson: Cut the Cable, It's Really Liberating

With Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders all expressing concerns over AT&T (NYSE:T) agreeing to acquire Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) for $85.4 billion, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson weighed in with a different take on the deal.

AT&T's Deal to Buy Time Warner Faces Political Barrage

AT&T Inc.'s blockbuster $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc. promises to reshape the media landscape—if the companies can navigate a series of obstacles, including possible opposition from U.S. antitrust authorities and objections by lawmakers and media and telecom rivals.

TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in $4B cash-and-stock deal

Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of investors are choosing index funds over stock picking.